WEATHER SERVICE: Historic Blizzard Headed Toward Texas Panhandle

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The National Weather Service is warning of a “historic blizzard” that may hit Amarillo, Lubbock and other parts of the Texas Panhandle this weekend, generating a staggering 15 inches of snow.

The Panhandle could receive 6 to 15 inches of the white stuff, with higher amounts possible in other areas of the region.

Texas Panhandle 15 Inches Of Snow

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High winds could drive wind chill factor as low as 10 below zero and cause snow drifts several feet high. The warning goes into effect at 6 p.m. Saturday through noon Monday. h/t dfwlocalcbs

Texas Panhandle 15 Inches Of Snow

Elsewhere in the state, Dallas, Fort Worth, and other parts of North and Central Texas are under a tornado watch. Much of the state is expected to see a wintry mix of rain, light snow and freezing temperatures.

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